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Criminal Defense Attorneys in Layton, Utah


Kurt M. Helgesen

Kurt M. Helgesen

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Kurt M. Helgesen is our lead criminal defense attorney in Layton, Utah. He is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and has a rating of ‘Superb’ from avvo.com, the nations leading online resource for lawyers. Kurt also was voted one of the top lawyers for client satisfaction from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. In addition, Kurt received recognition as one of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In 2014, Avvo.com awarded Kurt with a Clients’ Choice Award in Criminal Defense Law. He has also received recognition for his efforts as a criminal defense lawyer and trial attorney from Who’s Who Legal.


 

Craig P. Helgesen

Craig P. Helgesen

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Craig P. Helgesen is one of the lead attorneys on our criminal defense team. Avvo.com, one of the nations leading online resources for lawyers has given Craig an ‘Excellent’ rating. In addition, Craig has been awarded a ‘Clients’ Choice’ award from AVVO in criminal defense. Craig has represented numerous individuals in Utah who have been accused of committing crimes, in which cases he has successfully defended his clients. Right out of law school, Craig worked as a clerk for the District Court in Farmington, Utah for Judge Page.


Jack C. Helgesen

Jack C. Helgesen

President, Attorney

Jack C. Helgesen is the founder of Helgesen, Houtz & Jones. He started the law firm in Ogden, Utah in 1982. It was originally called Helgesen, Waterfall & Jones. Jack has experience working as both a criminal defense attorney and a juvenile defense lawyer. As a criminal defense lawyer, Jack Helgesen became one of only a handful of Utah lawyers to win acquittals from juries in murder, rape and kidnapping trials. As a juvenile court lawyer, Jack represented young Utahns in hundreds of trials and hearings. His firm has continued this tradition for more than twenty-five years.


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  • Rated Superb by AVVO
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Client Choice Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Nations Top One Percent
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • Top AV rated law firm
  • 25 Years in Criminal Defense
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